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Marulan P A H. & I. Society. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
'S&arulau HD A DQ « I. Socicty# The annual meeting of the above societj was held on Wednesday afternoon. Tho attoudancc was fair. Mr. Snowdon presided. The balance-sheet showed a credit balauco of £105 13s 9d. The following officers wero elected : — Patron, Mr. A, W. Holt, J.P. ; president, Mr. D, Broadhead ; vice presidents, Messrs, A. Snowdon, T. Ferguson, J.P., and A. aud J. Morricc ; secretary, Mr. H. Morrico ; treasurer, Mr. H Johnson ; committee, tho same as last year with Messrs. Carter, Shepherd, and Hoarc added ; working cominittec the aatnc as last year with Mr. Carter and another added. Tlioaunual show of the society is to be held on ono day ouly, tho 12th April.
Moss Vale Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
Moss Vale Council. ^ The first general meeting of the Moss Vnle Conn- 1 oil as newly-constituted was held at tho Council' Chambers 011 Monday evening. The Mayor pre aided, and there were also present — Aid, Cullcn, McGregor, Taylor, Richaraon, Young, GooJridgc, Rose aud Adams. coimi-spoNDBNci:, From C, W. Darloy aud Gerald R, Campbell, trustees of the lato Alexander Campbell, M.L.C., in rcferennfi fcfi Mil! flrnin.-irm nnrvtmmmlfi t inn nf rear of Argylo Terrace. Tho open drain had boon altered by the Council into a pi no drain 30 that it j was inadequate to carry off the rain waters ao 1 before. Tne am ill branch drain which w/.s sup 1 posed to carry off rain warer from Argyle House Yard did not act at all. They requested the Council ! to take ouch steps as would prevent the Hooding of tho property in future. On tho motion of Aid. Cullcn tho letter was re ferred to the Works Committee for report. From the Colunial Secretary's oflicc. notifying 1 that tho vehicular bye-laws relating...
Burrawang Rifle Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
DSurrawaug Stifle €omi-;my. A special meeting of the Burrawang Rifle Company was held at Kuhu's hotel last Saturday evening Captain Allen in the chair. A letter was read from Captain Bonveric, of Sydney, approving of the dates fixed for musketry, viz., 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, and 27th iusts., and stating that musketry ammunition had been forwarded. A lcttor was also read from tho secretary of the Bowral Volunteer ' Infantry, asking tho company to fix a date later 1 than 20th instant for the proposed rille match. Ou 1 tho motion of Messrs. Montgomery andTindale tho I secretary was instructed to write to tho secretary ' of the Bowral Volunteer Infantry informing him 1 that the match had been fixed for Saturday, 12th I March. Tho revised by-laws were read and adopted Messrs. S. Hayter, \V, H. Itudge, aud T. Elliott . wcio elected as an executive committee, and also to act as hnndicapners for the quarter, Tho meet- 1 ing then toruduatcd»
The Wombeyan Caves. ROADS OF APPROACH. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
Tlie Woinbeyan -Uavcs, EOADS OF APPROACH. Mr.' Roso, M.P., haa received copies of reports on the ubovo as furnished by the Commissioner for Koads. Thoro aro lliroo routes in question, viz. : — From Mittagong via Bullio ; from Mnrulan via Bannaby ; from Goulburn via Tarnlgn. Tliero nro two reports, in tho first of which tho claims of the several roads nro doalt with in dotail. Tho conclusions arrived at nro as follows : — Firstly. That tho Goulbura-Xnralga road oa muos in icngtn, is an oxcouont ono, medalled for three-fourths of its length, having oasy grades, without furthor improve ment, and that tho remainder is already a good trafflcublo natural road, and tho oxistiug I improvements considerable, requiring only ) some minor worko to mako it n superior ouo Also, that iu our opinion, this road already meats all presont requirements of traffic, and that with un expenditure of £3000 it might be adopted to any traffic. Secondly. By an o^pendituro of £12,000 the Mittagoug-Bullio route,...
Dan Barry's Dramatic Company [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
Dan Barry's ©ramntic Company ' On Monday evening next, Fcbruaiy 22nd, the Dan Barry Dramatic Company will appear in the | Centennial hall, Mops Vnle, (one night only), in an entirely uew and original Aualraliiu drama entitled 14 Ransom,' which promise* to attract a great house. The drama has the merit of being whoPy-Australian, and is a graphic and thrilling otago story of Iho old bushranging days. Tho piecc opens with a pretty eeenc of an Australian homestead where some mo\t amusing incidents connected with tho arrival of.J- party of new chuui3 take place ; then followa a bushranger's camp where some startling and roman tic situations arc shown, the excitement culminat ing when a girl dashes into the camp of the bush rangers with the ransom they have bargained to be paid at a certain time to save her lover's life which io just about to be sacrificcd, and this makes a most stirring tableaux, which ends Act 2. The curtain again rises disclosing Warn by Run, near B.ithurst, XS. W., au...
Influenza in New South Wales. HOW TO MEET IT. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
lnfluciizii iu Now South Wales. HOW TO MEET IT. AUhough tho influenza ia almost if not entirely absent froiu this colony just now tho Sydney Board of Health, having in view a probablo lecurrcnco of the disease iu Xovv South Wales, has Usued in printed form the following information and suggestions for the benefit of thu general public u Beyond all reasonable doubt intluouza is a coniinunicablo disease, which spread? mainly from the sick, nnd the steps taken taken to restrain it should resemble to a great extent thoso which are known to be useful in checking the spread of measles and other infectious diseases. Persons who have not thoroughly recovered iroin an attacu 01 influenza, or whn live in a Iiouro whero tho disease is present, although they nve themselves in good health, should nob attcud church, school, or any other places of public assembly, or use public con' veyances. The healthy who wish to avoid influenza should havo as littlo communication ns possible with houses iu whi...
Advice to Dairy Farmers. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 19 February 1892
Advice to DDairy Fanners. The South Coast aud \Vest Camden Co-operativo Company, Limited, have suggested to us tho publi cation of the following extract from a New Zealand paper : — ! ??The London correspondent of tho Melbourne 1 Argus states that there is 110 question tkAt to frcczo j butter at all docs it injury, and shippers will havo I to tako this question seriously into their considcra- I tion. Tho principle that should bo fullowed in I sending butter is to always keep it above freezing point, hut below 40' Fall. When butter is frozen he asserts its delicato aroma and texture are more or less iujured, and when it has to compete against tho unfrozen Danish or Normandy or Cork product it must suffer. The panic correspondent urges that shippers should avoid sending their butter to more than ono agent during ono season. If the shipper, he says, cauuot trust Ids agent ho is not beuetUtiug 1 himself by this caution. On the contrary lie is in juring himself. Any business man must kno...
Paganini's Powers Described [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
B'ngsuiiui's Powers HDcscribed. ' What wns Paganini's playing liko ?' relumed tho older man. ' 'NVhnt is thoor os as it wa'n't like '? I couldn't tell thoo. lad — I couldu't tell theo. It was liko a lott soul n-wniling i' tho pit. It was liko an angol n-singiug nforo the Lord. It was like that passago i' tho Book 0' Job, wheio 'tis said as 'twas tho dead o' night when deep sloep falleth upon men, and a vision passed boforo his face, ond tho hair of his flesh stood un. It was liko tho winter tem pest i' tho trees, nnd -1 little brook in surnmor woothor. It was liko as if theer was a livin' soul within tho thing, nnd sometimes he'd trick it ond sootho it, and it'd laugh and sing to do tho heart good, an' auother time he'd tonr it by tho roots till it shrilled to chill your blood.' 'You lioard him often ?' asked Eouben. ' Never but onco,' said Ezra, shaking his head with groat de cision. ' Never but onco. Ho wa'n't a man to hoar too often. 'Twos a thing to know nnd to carry away. A glo...
Lord Palmerston. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Lord Pnlnicrsloii. ' Tit for tat was ovidontly his molto, Travelliug norlh ou 0110 occasiou Lord Falmorston purchased a tbird-cluss ticket lit his cigar nnd entered, tho carriage. Ono ot' tho employees called tho attention of the manngor to tho fact, remarking, 1 What shall wo do if Lord Palmerston rides third f.ln ua 3 n-,11 fnllnu- mlif nnfl ,,n first or second class tickots will be sold ,' The mnuager thought a moment, then took two third-oiass tickets, liandad them' to two chimney-sweeps standing on tho platform, nud ushorcd them into tho tho carriage whore Palmerston sat. Palmorston looked up, and immediately comprohendod tho situation aud the motive. Arriving at tho next station, I10 puichasod two first class tickets, took tho 6woeps out, aud uahorod them into a firet clas= carriage. Tho retaliation was no doubt appreciated by tho railway manager,
Mittagong Municipal Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
it illittiigoiig Municipal Council. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above k was held in tho Council Chambers on Wed ® nesday evoning last. $ There ivoro prooont — Aid. Richards ji (Mayor), Viloa, Mottling, Suoivden, Larkin, f Mandolaon, Draper, Dawson and Middloton. . COllKESl'OX DUNCE. j-rom Air. jjiomnaiu, j.toons umco, uioas Vale, in reference to the bridge, nnd saying that his report ou same had been forwarded to Sydney. From Mr. J. H. Cavdow, Sydnoy, as follows : — ' I have the honor to report that in accordance with your inatiuotiona I havo examined tho drainage area and talcon tho levels of tho small crook crossing Main-st. I find that tho area drained theroby south of Main-atreot is approximately 58 acres, and that tho total area drnined by tho crook in Viotorin etreot is approximately 125 acros. I would bog to recommend that tho creak bo etraightenod and excavated sufficionUy to make provision for a rainfall of two inches per hour, half of it flowing off at onco, and f...
The Electoral Reform Bill. To the Editor of the S[?]timer. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
5fTIic Elcctonil Kcfoiin UiU. To the Julilor if the Srmtin/er, : : — Amid the popular clamour for tho Oncmaii ; M&wte it seems to be forgotten that under tho :;-i|jKiit electoral system r:f iho colony every man tlic atp of 21, uncoiivictcd of dime or not .^Hiring from any civil disability, and who has vc ; ; i*/(lcd six months in any electorate has a right to ? v.-'jjio elcclm-al franchise. The latter condition was adopted in order thiit tho electoral power should jetnain in tho hands of tlio settled population, nnd prevent its abuse by tliico who liadnoienl in ^istcrcst in the progress or pio«pcrity of tho 'colony. ' ^ Electoral Reform Bill, now Oeforo tho Lceis lativo Council, not only purposes to do away with all this, not only to give votes to thosa who, liko sundowners and others of tho simc stamp, have no ffff fixed placo or lesidcncc, lint slio to allow them to r voto in wlmt part of tho colony they please. It re quires no great stretch of the imagination ts pictnrc ....
Select Poetry. THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Sclrct Poetry. 1 THE GIRL OF THE PERIOD. Slio could laugh and cho could play, ? Slio coultl danco from night till day, ' ' Slio could while tlio hours away, So 'tin said She could sliatc and she could paint, Mio could play tho patron saint. But sho couldn't and »ho wouldn't Makiahcd ! hn could swim and sho could row, ; She could always havo a bean, And Till sure that we all know She wa8»hy.' She con'il laugh rnd sho could prance, She cnnld play n ganio of chance, ' But she 'iouldn't and slip 'wouldn't Make a pi». Sho could etch, and writo a hook, She could vanquish with u look ; hlic could win by hook or crouk, 1 confcss. Sho could scold and she could fl'.mt, She could ct y and sho could pout, But she couldn't anil she wouldn't Make a dress. bhc could talk -if church alMi's, But know naught of houeohuld cares : ? Still I'm sure iliat none compares With sweet Nan. i. Even if she couldn't b.\I;o Broad and pics and angel cake, ' n4, tsho cnraptur'il nnd then captnr'd ? ? A lien man. '<...
Local Items. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Lucul Steins. Miaa B. E.yan, of Mittngong, was married to M. J. Fugon in byilney last week. Symptoms of influon/A aro state*! to have again manifested thcmaolves at Durrawaug. Over forty membora havo joined tho sick nursing eln83 which has been established at Mitta gong. On Friday morning, tbe newspaper train from Sydney was three hours InLe iti its arrival at Mitta* i gong, Bowral and Moss Vale. The concert recently hold by the Hope of Mittn* gong Lodge of Good Templars resulted m the sum of £7 Os 3d being raised 011 belidf of the library fund of the School of Arts. The seventh exhibition of thePicton AgriciiUuial Soeloty, opens on Thursday nex!'. The entiles re- | ceivoil exceed those of lust year by fully a hundred, i The season in the Pieton district has been generally i favorablo for both stock and produce. i An error crept into an advertisement of the Moss Vale Council last is3uc. It stated that tenders fi om persona competent to inako valuations of tho latable property would ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
It is stated tint t Mr. Edward Blake 1ms expressed his willingness to resume tho leadership of the Canadian Liberal on cm ! ditiou that commercial union with the United States be adopted, instead of unre stricted reciprocity. It is reported that the objections of tho British Government to the restrictions placed upon Chinese immigration in Canada having been removed, the poll tax will ptobably bo increased to £500 dollars. Factory Buttkk Market — Tho Produce Exchange co-operates with 400,000 citizens, to dispose of' Factory and Dairy Butter in Sydney, the nearest and best market. — Hawkbn & Vance, 95 Sussex-street. WSK1Y RERfflADN ©EAF ?r'SKSMKS SWASM cared by the new and entirely successful t cctro Mfilir.MiGn Tier.' u1.-'.' . Sf l.l' ? .VI'Ml ?' and 1 ainlcsA. Ear-dromo not at all nocoooary. Advice and pamphlet Free from I'rofcssor Harvey, us Coll.nf Street East, Melbourne. JI.-iEnificcot testimonials. N.I).— Professor Harvey's Electric Head Ballet* is the only one patente...
Berrima District Cottage Hospital. AUXILIARY CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
EScrriiiiii BOistrict Cottage Hospital. AUXILIARY CONCERT. A voeil nnd instrumental concert in nid of the funds of the Ucrrimi District Cottage Hospital was held in the Bjwral .School of Arts on Friday evening last, and wan well attended. Through the kindly exertions of Mrs. T. Carbon Fisher, who was the chief agent iu bringing the conce.t about, between £1.) nnd £10 was realised for tho institution nought to be benefitted. Vocalists were not found without ditheulty owing to our limited re/uureeg, but th030 who responded did so most readily, and gave willing service without reward. Locking at the programme Bowral seem* to have been well represented by the fair eex, while Moss Vale did its duty iti sending the tenor aud bass. The opening item was overture to Stmiiramido played with something like brilliarcy of execution by* Mrs. L^ishcr and Miss Corner as a pianoforte duet. Miss Thorne followed with To.i/i.1* song ,4 Ask me no more,' which was both tastefully and accurately rendered....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
PiloioonAi'Jlv. — Mr. Sibert, tho well-Unown photographer, whoso reputation for oyer thirty years has established him a favorite, i3 now at Bowral, where lie haa orcptcd, af. great expense, a studio, which will enable liim to turn out work anpct'ior to anything in the district. Everybody ia invited to his atndio to judge for them selves. Satisfaction guaranteed. Tlioloa taken by instantaneous process. All work beautifully enamelled, and thereby prevented from fading. Sydney prima. No photographer named John Small, Henry Hay, or William Jackson is in my employ, or in any way oonncotcd with my firm. £10 reward will be paid for information of any photographer obtaining money or work in my name, not legally authorised. Printed form of reooint pan at onco satisfy you.— C. A. Sibort, photographer, Moss Vale. Head-quartora, Bowral. — AdVT. BAZAAR. A 1CHUBCH OF ENOLAKD BAZAAR WILL HE HELD II-' THE csaisiriaRiEniAiLi nnAiLtti, MOSS VALE, — otr— 'WEDNE8DAY, 24Tii Inst., aud THURSDAY, 25in Ins...
Sulphate of Ammonia for Fruitgrowing. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Sulpluitc of Amiiioftut fur Fruit growing. Mr. N. £i. Throsby lias forwarded to us for publication the following copy of a letter which he has received from the secretary to the Australian Gaslight Company. It should be rend with interest by the fruitgrowers of the district. Mr. Throsby has consented to distribute the sulphate, and any applica tions forwarded to him will receive attention : — AUSTRALIAN GAS LIGHT COMPANY'S OFFICE. Sydney, 17th February, 1891. Dear Sir, — Understanding tlmt you are emleaour mg to gat tho Director of Agricultuic to give a few lectures oil Fruitgrowing, &c , in your district. I am instructed to say that it yon will bo so good hs to nnilcrtako its distribution we will solid you frek 100 (i-lb. bags of Sulphato of Ammonia which is highly recommended for fruitgrowing in the pamphlet written by Mr. Antler on for this Com pany — 30 copies of which will accompany tlio Sul phate.— Yours faithfully, \V. Ormston, Secretary.
Bundanoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
EmnflaiaooH. It has boon dccidcd to hold nporta nt Eundnnoon on Eaotcr Monday, and tlio' preliminary announce ment appcaro in our' advertising columns to-d,\y. A good working committoo has boon formed, with Mr. Wilson ao socreiiry. In thp evening a ball ?will bo held, The affair promicc:; to bo a great success. . Tho JRailv/ay Commissioners havo at last dccidcd to put up a wcathorboard structure for tho con vcni enco of the Station master. The work will bo carried out locally. Lord Torecy paid a visit to Bundanoon on Mon day lost for tho purpose of viewing tho gullies. Ho waa coaohed by tlio genial [jqst pf tho Commercial Hotol and Mr. Bucliland, and sn pleased was_ his Excelloncy with his days outing that ho has decided to pay us another visit shortly.
Waratah Cricket Club Ball. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Wuratuh Cricket Club Stall. i The annual ball in connection with the Waratah Cricket Club was. held in the Ceutenni; 1 Hall on Friday evening las'. There were about thirty couples present. Some very pretty costumes weie worn, the chief otic in character being thit of Miss O lveefe as u Romp,' this Udy being vofcsd by not a few the belle of the bar. Miss 15. Nye was neatly attired as a housemaid in a dress revealing both taste and judgement, Miss Loano wore a white | lace dress, and Miss Kcllahor appeared iu a red silk i jacket with white skirt. Tho music was in good ] hands ; Mr. Buckley played the concertina, and Miss Wottonand Miss L. Nyc alternately (residing nt the plan*. Mr. Agcr catered for tlio guests. Danciug was kept up with vigor until 3 a.m.
Robertson. [Newspaper Article] — The Scrutineer — 23 February 1892
Robertson. ' , ' (From our Correspondent) ? A cricket match will be played at Robertson on Saturday next between Robertson aud Wildo Meadow, tho follov/iug will represent Robertson » Messrs. W. Soloy, J, D. Wood. J. and E. Humph ries, H. Dcnnto, R. Jonca, W. Vandenborgh, J. IS, Williamo, A. ClmrUcr, and It. G. Fcrguuon. Emor* gonciea: V, Hnynco, mid McNamara. A cavalry drill took place on Lieut. MeEvilly'd flats on Saturday last, Staff-aorccant Stanley beinp in attondanco. Ao tho cnc»amnmcnt will coon take place the officcra hopo that all will try nwl attend tho drills, go that they may bo aa efficient as possible. Wc learn that tho trustees of tho ccmetcry have, during the Iant week, received £12 for rent, with which Ihey intend to fenco off the different portions, so that cach denomination will know it3 boundary, the back portion they intend having all cleared and laid down in grass. Tho annual diatribution of Sunday School prizes in connection with the Woodland's School took plac...